Some of the time nouns don't require measure words.
Are there any more nouns (time nouns or otherwise) that don't require a MW ?
Is there a comprehensive list somewhere ?
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The trick is the omission behind (again).
It is the objective that is omitted, not the MW words.
The complete words are:
As you can see now, there are MW words. Just too obvious to add the objective again.
Another example, after business dinner in CN, people usually ask
几杯(酒). But we never say
合球隊有四男四女。 In English: There are four males and four females in Korfball team.
他昨天那場打得很好，12殺1死8助攻。 In English: He played well in that round, he got 12 kills 1 death and 8 assists yesterday.